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Dec 1, 2012 9:00am EST
democrat, young this man and the senate, 35-years-old, to marco rubio did what lay ahead and done. he did the numbers. in other words, stephen douglas d. term and that there were enough combinations of votes in the senate to pass the different parts of the compromise but not all at once. so the past six separate bills using different combinations. so the lesson is persuasion is necessary and imperative to sway the downfall but if you don't do the numbers coming you won't succeed. these men together cindy obsequy to this gimmick we are speaking with fergus bordewich authors of "america's great debate" stephen a. douglas and the compromise of the union. thank you. >>> i think the writers institute is very important with a culture. we are a culture of words and voices. words are key to our imagination and capacity to envision things. we ourselves are not completely tied to print on the page. but i think that there is no other art form so readily
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 7:30am EST
to be done. the good news also is there's not a bill that was introduced in a bipartisan way by senator marco rubio and senator warner of virginia, senator moran of kansas called start of 2.0 building on the job act and dealing with high skills to create entrepreneur and visa and yield these issues around regulation and dishes on commercialization research but now we have the election over we can focus on if we take that step and keep celebrating the work of all entrepreneurs creating new industries i am confident we will remain -- we can't be complacent have battles or discussions other nations are racing forward and there's a reason to be concerned. i look at it optimistically as an entrepreneur and say the glass is half full, not half empty but only if -- >> michael has been an optimist and he is saying we have a chance, you are an optimist. can i invite some pessimism? >> i am fundamentally optimistic. [laughter] >> we have big problems. i am a budget guy but if you think about the structure of the budget, the structure and value of the political system, we have huge programs like social
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 8:00pm EST
journalists and author bob woodward and marco rubio. a little after 8:00 a.m. eastern. at 10:00 o'clock, the senate appropriations committee will hear about the federal response hurricane sandy. fema director craig fugate and senators from some of the affected states. the house foreign affairs committee and the regional influence. that is at 2:00 p.m. eastern. the senate voted on the u.n. treaty for the disabled. sixty-six votes were needed for ratification. sixty-eight to 38 the vote failed. >> i think it would be fair not to use of the time in an unfair way. i would ask that if they are not ready to use their time, that this be charged against them. because i think it is important that we don't give a part-time as a result of that. i ask unanimous consent that we not be charged that time. >> is there objection? >> the senator from indiana. >> in terms of our side, i would like to pursue the rights of our members to have the maximum amount of time as possible >> i see there is a member on the other side who is of the opposition. so i would yield. >> i would yield 10 minutes to th
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 9:00am EST
it. we have a breakfast next wednesday, bob woodward and senator marco rubio, grover norquist, thank you. [applause] ♪ >> the u.s. senate dabbles in today about an hour from now at 10:00 eastern and today they will continue working on legislation dealing with equal rights for persons with disabilities. majority ritter harry reid hopes the senate to work, 2013 defense program. off of the 4 u.s. ambassador susan rice meet with republican senators discussing the september attack on the consulate in benghazi, libya and she will talk with susan collins and senator bob corker. yesterday she sat down with senator mccain, gramm and ayat. senator mccain told reporters the information she gave the american people was incorrect, but a spontaneous demonstration triggered by hateful video. it was not and there was compelling evidence that the time that was certainly not the case. the house transportation and infrastructure committee is holding at hearing on amtrak's restructuring plans. the committee will hear from the inspector general and amtrak's president and representative from the united
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2012 2:00am EST
or andrew cuomo, not saying these people are running, but jeb bush, marco rubio, pick your candidate -- it is not about could we win iowa, could we build a grass-roots campaign? what is your platform? not saying this candidates will not have to do that, but if you do not have a super pac game that is huge you are not going to be able to win your party nomination. that is it really disturbing trend. >> in any given competitive congressional campaign in the country the candidate committee, the actual campaign of the guy running for office or the woman running for office, has the smallest voice in the race with regard to the outside groups. it is increasingly true in senate races. it is increasingly true even in the presidential race. a brief follow up to that -- to talk about the senate and congressional and presidential races. is this kind of technique that was owned and endorsed by the supreme court and so on in this election, presidential election, going to have any effect on issue campaigns as well? are we going to find super pac's that will influence the outcome of legislation or
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